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date: 2021-12-02
title: Hooking up with Git
subtitle: Managing git hooks with nix
tags: nix, snippets,
tags: nix, git, code, github
description: Git hooks can be useful, tracking and managing them with Nix makes removes the barrier of using them.
status: published
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The presented approach does not solve the underlying issue of mutability but makes git-hooks more trackable and easily appliable.

:::{.note header="Flake"}
An up-to-date version of the presented approach can be [found on GitHub](

Please file issues or PRs if you like the project and want to contribute.

# The big picture

Let me present a full-fledged example first, the functions are individually posted down in the [appendix](#appendix).
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This will run all commands under `\${rustFormatHook}/bin/*` for `pre-commit` events.

The event types can be arbitrary but have to comply with [actual git hooks]( to be run.
The event types can be arbitrary but have to comply with [actual git hooks]( to be run.

Finally, add the installer (and optionally the uninstall-command) to your dev shell as input programs. You can choose to automatically run the installer at entrance to the shell as a `shellHook` or manually by the user.

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# Appendix
Copy the respective functions here to include them into your project or checkout the [repository on GitHub]( avoid copy-pasting and receive upstream bugfixes.
## Installer
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